Pfizer recalls anti-smoking drug Chantix for potential risk of cancer

News 07/22/21, 00:08

Pfizer, the influential pharmaceutical corporation, is recalling 12 batches of Chantix, a popular anti-smoking medication, after detecting excessive levels of a chemical linked to cancer. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 19 released a statement to inform that Pfizer has widened the voluntary recall of Chantix, or varenicline, to ...

“Harry Potter” star Helen McCrory dies of cancer at 52

U.S. 04/17/21, 02:29

Helen McCrory, a British actress who appeared in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," "Skyfall," and "Peaky Blinders," has died at the age of 52, the New York Post reported. Her husband, Damian Lewis, announced that she died peacefully after a long battle with cancer. “I’m heartbroken to announce that after a ...

‘Mom’ receives inspiring Valentine’s message at Cleveland Clinic

U.S. 02/15/20, 15:52

A Cleveland Clinic visitor made a simple gesture this Valentine's Day to inspire courage so that their loved one gets through treatment. "Mom be brave," along with a symbolic ribbon, was spelled out in the snow by someone at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus. “To the person who wrote it, you’ve touched our ...

‘I just beat it’ Georgia boy rings bell to celebrate beating cancer

U.S. 12/07/19, 07:34

A 10-year-old Georgia boy, who beat cancer, got to ring the bell signifying the end of treatment. Bryan Thompson, of Macon, was diagnosed with cancer last year after a football injury landed him in emergency and doctors ultimately found he had cancer, 13 WMAZ reported. Although the 10-year-old shouldn’t know about ports ...

Cancer in remission for Kentucky boy swarmed with birthday cards

U.S. 12/03/19, 21:39

A Kentucky 10-year-old who received thousands of birthday cards during his last bout of chemotherapy has received an early Christmas present—his cancer is now in remission. Carter Matthew Willett’s family announced the news in a Facebook video, which documents his illness. In the video posted on Nov. 28, after his mother shared ...

Dying dad shares final beer with sons

U.S. 11/25/19, 20:13

Adam Schemm, from Wisconsin, posted a picture to his Twitter account showing the men in his family having one last beer with his grandpa before he died.  Norbert Schemm’s dying wish was quite simple: He just wanted one last beer with his sons. In a photo that has gone viral on ...

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